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Posted by GG (U3839055) on Saturday, 9th February 2008
Remember the one where something happened to him, wasit medication? He became all cool and called himself 'The Monkster', brilliant.
Posted by rondetto (U3405098) on Sunday, 10th February 2008
Todays was brilliant too. He was blinded by a killer. He grew confident but didn't realise he wasn't looking at who was talking to him.The shrink was funny too, though he looks very ill in this series.
Anyone noticed that Stotlemyer's wife hasn't been in it lately? He mentioned his ex wife today, but I don't remember them getting divorced. I wonder why they wrote her out of the series.
Posted by Dame Bouncy Castle (U1358361) on Monday, 11th February 2008
Rondy. It was in Season 4 that they split up the Captain and his wife...
During the investigation of a murder in a junkyard, Captain Stottlemeyer punches a cop named Ryan Sharkey, who claims to be having an affair with the captain's wife, Karen.
The only witness to the murder, a homeless man named Gerald or Jerry, has disappeared, but Stottlemeyer suspects businessman Michael Karpov, who is facing charges for money laundering and had a motive for killing the victim, who was scheduled to testify against him.
Removed from the case and ordered to take anger management classes, Stottlemeyer asks Monk and Natalie to follow his wife, whom he suspects of lying about her whereabouts. They discover Karen having lunch with a man but are only able to photograph him from the back before being interrupted.
Meanwhile, the homeless witness has been stunned and thrown from the third floor of a building but survives the fall, thanks to a corrugated refrigerator carton.
Disher places Karpov in a line-up otherwise composed of police officers, including Sharkey, but Stottlemeyer, still enraged at Sharkey, disrupts the line-up before the procedure has been completed.
An apple provides the clue that Monk needs to solve the murder case, and Karen reveals the identity of the mystery man she had lunch with. Unfortunately for the captain, it isn't Sharkey, it's her divorce lawyer.
Remember the homeless man, and his mouse?
I've just taken delivery of the latest book - Mr Monk in Outer Space.
Guess what I'll be doing tonight? <laugh>
Posted by Binro the Heretic (U5524263) on Monday, 11th February 2008
Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:12 GMT, in reply to Bouncy Castle in message 23
The very last thing in the story is a '.'. Hope that doesn't spoil it too much for you, Jane. <biggrin> Mr Monk in Outer Space.
Posted by Researcher 2261538 (U2261538) on Monday, 11th February 2008
I don't know why the BBC has not bought the new series, especially when they keep putting on Diagnosis Murder at any given opportunity.
Posted by rondetto (U3405098) on Monday, 11th February 2008
Very true that: One of the best programmes for many a year. The funny thing is that they had the original series which was great, then since then they haven't followed it up. It keeps winning awards, I can only assume it's got too succesful and is too expensive for the BBC now.
Having lost Neighbours to Channel 5 and Monk to Sky, there's not much left of any class....except Ashes to Ashes.
Posted by Binro the Heretic (U5524263) on Sunday, 2nd March 2008
Sun, 02 Mar 2008 20:01 GMT, in reply to rondetto in message 26
Mr. Monk Gets a New Shrink was fun tonight...
Monk: Oh. I'm having trouble sleeping. I think I'm developing a fear of blankets. Is there a name for that?
Dr. Kroger: I don't think so.
Posted by Pizza (U2178233) on Monday, 3rd March 2008
Monk is on BBC Two next Saturday - 'Mr Monk and the Actor' - I've no idea if it's new or a repeat. :-)
Posted by TS-Garp (U3557523) on Monday, 3rd March 2008
Probably new to BBC. It's been on Hallmark already and was a hoot. Stanley Tucci gets to play Monk in a film and follows Monk around researching the role.
Posted by rondetto (U3405098) on Monday, 3rd March 2008
I think it's a repeat, the new ones are on Hallmark every Sunday at 10am and 7pm.
Posted by Dame Bouncy Castle (U1358361) on Tuesday, 4th March 2008
Rondy. It's not a repeat to BBC!
I've just looked up the Monk episode guide, and Mr Monk and the Actor is the first episode of Season Five.
While working on a double murder, Monk finds that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery when he finds that an obsessive method actor has been cast to play...Adrian Monk in a new movie.
It was brilliant. About time, BBC!
Posted by Nick Knight (U1390196) on Tuesday, 4th March 2008
Thanks for the 'heads up' Pizza!
Posted by Alf Hartigan (U2277114) on Tuesday, 4th March 2008
Series 5 hasn't been shown on terrestrial TV in the UK so this is new to a lot of people, me included.
I'm looking forward to seeing the whole 16 episodes and hope they don't muck about too much with the schedules.
(Posted this on an old Monk thread by mistake)
Posted by Pizza (U2178233) on Tuesday, 4th March 2008
Posted by Thornastor (U3831535) on Tuesday, 4th March 2008
Good News !! New Monk is on the 8th March at 15.55 BBC2
I wish that the BBC will getting round to show Psych after Monk !
Posted by GG (U3839055) on Friday, 7th March 2008
Whoo hoo, I just checked, the actor one *is* on Saturday, at 3:55, I must watch. Great!
Posted by rondetto (U3405098) on Friday, 7th March 2008
You are correct Dame Bouncy Castle, Mr Monk on Saturday is indeed new to BBC1. Maybe all the commotion we've made on here has been enough for the Beeb to see sense at last. I just wish they would put it on at peak time, maybe 8pm on a week night, it would be a sure fire blockbuster.
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